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Thinking Autism seminar in Maidstone was picketed by autistic protesters

Two organisations both seeking to help those with autism had a public clash outside a seminar. Source: Thinking Autism seminar in Maidstone was picketed by autistic protesters 12/12/2018 20:53:34 Eve Reiland | #AutisticAndProud wrote:There’s not a divide in the Autistic community. There is an Autism community and an Autistic community.  Hint: Only one includes Autistic people.  […]

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As Seen On Twitter | TW: Ableism/Holocaust | Hey @Foyles, as an #ActuallyAutistic customer, I am horrified that you would stock this book in your self-help section. Autism is not caused by vaccines, is not an epidemic and certainly not comparable to the Holocaust. via @ellen__jones 

Ellen Jones‏ @ellen__jones FollowingFollowing @ellen__jones More (Cn ableism/Holocaust mention) Hey @Foyles, as an #ActuallyAutistic customer, I am horrified that you would stock this book in your self-help section. Autism is not caused by vaccines, is not an epidemic and certainly not comparable to the Holocaust. Fix this immediately. 9:18 AM – 12 Dec 2018 Ellen Jones‏ @ellen__jones 2h2 hours […]

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#False | Tennessee Rep. Mark Green claims vaccines may cause autism, denies CDC data | #Fact Vaccines DO NOT cause Autism #StopTheLies

Not only did Green express hesitation about the CDC’s stance on vaccines, he said he believed the agency has “fraudulently managed” the data. Source: Tennessee Rep. Mark Green claims vaccines may cause autism, denies CDC data

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JUST STFU. Really? | ‘Autism Whisperer’ opening new ABA centers in Nassau County – News – The Island Now

Everyday social interactions can be daunting tasks for children with autism. Obtaining the proper education and therapy for children on the autism spectrum is up to the family, and often resources are difficult to get, not comprehensive or nonexistent. Kevin Gersh, often called the “autism whisperer” by colleagues and parents of children he has treated, […]

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WTF?!?!  | Why Did Amazon Endorse a Ghastly Autism ‘Treatment?’ | Jim Humble’s #MMS Given “Amazon’s Choice” Label 

‘It’s Amazon promoting something that is not merely ineffective, but actively harmful and dangerous.’   Welcome to Debunker, a weekly breakdown of misleading (and sometimes flat-out wrong!) news from the worlds of science, health, and more—for Beast Inside members only. Just a few weeks ago, Humble’s Mineral Solution (also known as Miracle Mineral Solution, or […]

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Post-traumatic stress disorder may mimic autism in some children | Spectrum | Autism Research News

Clinicians need to be able to distinguish autism from post-traumatic stress disorder so they can provide the right support. Source: Post-traumatic stress disorder may mimic autism in some children | Spectrum | Autism Research News

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How to design spaces for people with autism | Spectrum | Autism Research News

Architects are working with schools to create welcoming, versatile spaces for students on the spectrum. Source: How to design spaces for people with autism | Spectrum | Autism Research News